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Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Dec. 31 1865

Born at Le Cateau Cambresis

Sick

1880

He is sick with appendicitis and started to paint

Derain

1905

Painted with Derain and exhibited as the wild beasts

Selling

1906

Sold paints to Leo Stein and mets Picasso

Picasso

1907

Traded paintings with Picasso

Art

1908

Opened school at Paris and exhibits art pieces in New York and Moscow. Travelled to Germany

North Africa

1911 - 1912

Visits North Africa and Morocco. Closes the art school

World War 1

1914

World War 1 begins. His works in Berlin are taken. He and his family traveled to Toulouse, Collioure

Travel

1920

He visits London, Etretat. Helped do the song "Nightingale premier"

Prize

1927 - 1929

Won the Carnegie prize. Makes an exhibition in NYC. Walls Street crashes

Travel

1930 - 1931

Travelled to Tahiti and US. Judge of the Carnegie Prize and did a mural

Cutouts

1931

Started making art with paper cutouts for a mural

Life

1937

He was in hospital, his marriage ended. Designed for the Ballet of Russes

WW2

1939

He travelled to Geneva and World War 2 began

Sick

1941 - 1944

He had a surgery for cancer. He moved to Vence and his wife and daughter were taken by Nazis. Paris is freed by allies

Museum

1952

Opnes his museum at Le Cateau Cambresis, did his art piece Blue Nudes with paper cut outs

Death

Nov. 3 1954

He died and is buried in Cimiez Cemetery